JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Advanced Search Elected Offices Redistricting Elections by Decade 2016 Election
Elected Officials Longest Service Shortest Service Recalls
Political Parties Democratic Republican Am. Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom No Party Preference
Legislator Databases Women in CA Politics

[search tips] [advanced search]

Searching tips

  • Enter a candidate's name to find a candidate
  • Enter the name of a political party to find the party and all candidates
  • Enter a date to find an election
  • Enter a year to find all elections within that year

Thomas P. Blue

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1875 Democratic AD-24 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Thomas Porter Blue
Born: 1827 in Tennessee
Married: Philinda Smith (in 1870)
Children: Lora A., Guy L., Mary J., Cora May, Thomas P., and William B. "Bill" 
Killed: 1903 in Little York [Nevada County], CA

  • A genealogy website by Al Grieshaber of the Blue By You Ranch (a llama ranch in Oregon) indicates that Blue was shot and killed along with his son Bill by his neighbor Jerry Goodwin in an altercation over their trespassing on Goodwin's property. [Source: "Descendants of Malcolm Blue"]
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Blue had six children.

Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Descendants of Malcolm Blue" from the Blue By You Ranch (a llama ranch in Oregon)

[Update candidate information]